Monday, April 15, 2024

Nigerian govt explains reason for delay in Port Harcourt-Aba project


The Nigerian authorities has stated monetary constraints have been the explanation for the delay of the Port Harcourt-Aba Normal Gauge rail mission geared toward boosting the nation’s economic system.

The Minister of Transportation, Saidu Alkali, just lately made this identified to journalists in Rivers State throughout an inspection of the mission.

Alkali acknowledged that the federal government was addressing monetary points associated to the mission’s award.

In response to him, the earlier administration awarded the mission, and upon assuming workplace, the present administration resolved financing issues earlier than beginning the mission, emphasising the significance of getting all monetary preparations in place earlier than commencing such a mission.

He assured Nigerians that the mission would start promptly as soon as the monetary facet is dealt with.

Alkali directed the contractor to attach the Port Harcourt rail to each the Port Harcourt port and the Onne port as a part of the mission’s implementation.

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